15 August 2013, Thursday, 14:06

Average size of unemployment benefits in Bashkiria is 3788 rbl.

author: Galina Bakhshieva

The average size of unemployment benefits has made in Bashkortostan 3788 rbl. in July, 2013, or 50 percent from the minimum living wage for able-bodied population.

As the press-service of Ministry of Labour and Social Protection RB informs, the share of the minimum unemployment welfare recipients has made 32 percent, the maximum — 42 percent.

For comparison in July, 2012 the average size of the unemployment benefits in republic has made 3563 roubles.

As of August 1, 2013, in Bashkortostan there were about 23,6 thousand officially registered unemployed. 43 percent of them are rural residents.

In comparison with the beginning of the current year the number of unemployed in the region has decreased almost by 2,9 thousand people, the press-service of the Ministry of Labour RB reports.